Some authors just write about it. Chris Ryan has been there, done it and lived to tell the tale. This is a brand-new action-packed adventure by our real-life SAS hero.
When Zak Darke's parents die in an unexplained mass murder he's left alone in the world. That is until he's sought out by a mysterious man: 'I work for a government agency,' the man tells him. 'You don't need to know which one. Not yet. All you need to know is that we've had our eye on you. There's a possibility you could help us in certain . . . operational situations.' Zak becomes Agent 21. What happened to the 20 agents before him he'll never know. What he does know is that his life is about to change for ever . . .
“SAS hero Chris Ryan sets a cracking pace for this story of school boy Zak Darke's recruitment by a government agency.”
“Ryan draws on the same knowledge which made his series of SAS-themed books such a success and is set to follow up his previous popularity among both adult and younger readers.”
Sheffield Star (and various other regional publications nationwide)
“...The ensuing plot is well paced and exciting enough to keep even seasoned fans of the genre interested... Agent 21 shows a lot of promise and I will certainly be wanting to read more about Zak Darke in the future.”
The Bookzone for Boys (bookzone4boys.blogspot.com)
“If there had been books as thrilling as this when I was younger I wouldn't have spent so much time reading nonfiction! This one hits the ground running and does not let up until the end, and I cannot imagine even the pickiest teen reader finding anything uncool about a story concerning such a topical - and dangerous - issue.”
My Shelf (www.myshelf.com)
“Boys are less likely than girls to read for fun so it is even more important their books are gripping from the off. This one certainly is.”
Natasha Harding, The Sun